Category: opinion

Staying Hungry, Staying Foolish

I'm finally recovering from the longest period of burnout I've had - it's lasted almost an entire year! The secret? Forgetting what I know and jumping first, thinking second.

Thank You For That Pull Request, However

I love working on Open Source projects - lending a hand or starting one up myself. I also love when people want to help, however it's no fun when their pull request is just not hel...

Writing a Better Abstract

Channeling Dexter The first thing that any abstract needs to do is connect with the potential audience. This is hard, especially when you’re dealing with some ultra-technical...

PHP or ASP.NET: Did I Do The Right Thing?

It Was 2001, and I Had a Decision To Make Imagine if you could go back and rebase your technical career. What pivotal moments would you change? In 2001 I was cofounder of a pretty ...

But Hey: They Have BizSpark

Image Credit: The Great Boston Molasses Spill Just Yesterday, On Twitter… Wondering if anyone has ever ported a very large, super-optimized, high-TPS database from MS-SQL to ...

Yes Bad Javascript Will Shut Your Site Down

Carping About Uncompressed Javascript I hate citing newspaper articles when it comes to anything technical – but this one is a guest article by a developer and he claims: It ...

Are You Really Doing BDD?

Arm-Waving I find that when you discuss BDD or DDD a mix of jargon and definitions is thrown around until no one understands each other. This type of thing plagues software develop...